Recycle spent batteries

  title={Recycle spent batteries},
  journal={Nature Energy},
  • Published 2019
  • Nature Energy
The rapid growth of lithium-ion batteries in many markets makes it increasingly urgent to address recycling of strategic materials from spent batteries. 
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